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6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

4 Standing Moves for a Super-Flat Stomach

Pooch, be gone.<p>You can get a stronger center without unfurling an exercise mat. In fact, the standing abdominals routine below hits all of the muscles that make up your core, from your abs to your hips, your pelvis to your lower back.<p>Check out the four exercises in our handy video and pin-able …

Southern Thanksgiving Dish: Bourbon Pecan Pie

Hadley Long<p>During this time of year, certain desserts are just expected to be in abundance around your holiday dinner table. One of the most …

Colicchio & Sons' Parker House Rolls

Stir together milk, yeast, and malt syrup in a large bowl; let sit until foamy, 10 minutes. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour and salt; add to …

Here's What Happens When You Ask A Chef To Make You Breakfast

This potato and bacon tart is what savory brunch dreams are made of.<p>The now famous dish served at his much beloved but recently shuttered NYC restaurant wd~50 was a modern (some would say molecular) spin on the original: a column of slow-poached egg yolk alongside a cube of deep-fried hollandaise …

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

From the editors of Esquire.com, catch up on the year's best movies that you most likely missed out on.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but …

Marion Cotillard

Our Favorite 'Back of the Package' Recipes, From Cookies to Meatloaf

Some of our favorite recipes come from the backs of ingredient packages. From cookies to meatloaf, here are our staff's and reader's picks.<p></head>It's no secret that we like to riff on recipes. Case in point: These cookies with big chunks of bittersweet chocolate and flakes of sea salt turn a …

Dessert

15 Fabulous Make-Ahead Holiday Recipes

When it comes to holiday entertaining, there's nothing worse than being stressed out and stuck in the kitchen while your guests enjoy the party. The key is to plan a menu that can be made almost entirely ahead of time. All of these dishes can -- and often should -- be made in advance so you can …

Cooking

How to Make Cake Pops Step-By-Step

PaddlePop Rainbow Soufflé<p>Glowing LED Gummy Candy<p>Cooking Class<p>Sweet<p>Lovely instructable! Thank you for the many tips. :)<p>Thanks, Ana. I hope you found …

Dessert

Holiday Gift Guide for 2014

Hey — it’s December, and the holidays are once again upon us. While I used to reflect on all the cookbooks that crossed my desk, and kitchen counter, …